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Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 11/5/2008
Components: Sulfonylurea / Acetohexamide / Chlorpropamide / Glipizide / Tolazamide / Tolbutamide / Glyburide
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 7 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80100-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Two 5 mL red top tubes. Also acceptable: Two 4 mL lavender top tubes (EDTA), or urine in a clean dry plastic container.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells and pour into a plastic tube.
Stability: Serum or plasma 7 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 14 days frozen. Urine 24 hours refrigerated.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum, plasma, or urine.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum, plasma, or urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Serum separator tube (SST).

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